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An Inside Look at Cuba’s Constant Struggle for Clean Water

An Inside Look at Cuba’s Constant Struggle for Clean Water

An Inside Look at Cuba’s Constant Struggle for Clean Water An Inside Look at Cuba’s Constant Struggle for Clean Water In one hand Manuel Reyes Estrada carried a form and a pencil, in the other a bucket filled with small fish and a plastic Bucanero beer cup. “It is like this,” he said. “We, the health brigade employees, are only …

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In Beleaguered Babylon, Doing Battle Against Time, Water and Modern Civilization

In Beleaguered Babylon, Doing Battle Against Time, Water and Modern Civilization

In Beleaguered Babylon, Doing Battle Against Time, Water and Modern Civilization In Beleaguered Babylon, Doing Battle Against Time, Water and Modern Civilization BABYLON, Iraq — Ammar al-Taee, an Iraqi archaeologist, picked up a clay panel fallen from one of the ancient walls of Babylon. Paw prints of a dog that wandered onto the drying clay more than 2,000 years ago …

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Kim Tschang-Yeul, 91, Dies; Painted Water Drops Swollen With Meaning

Kim Tschang-Yeul, 91, Dies; Painted Water Drops Swollen With Meaning

Kim Tschang-Yeul, 91, Dies; Painted Water Drops Swollen With Meaning Kim Tschang-Yeul, 91, Dies; Painted Water Drops Swollen With Meaning SEOUL — Kim Tschang-Yeul, who devoted a half century to creating luminous paintings of water drops that are informed by the trauma of war and Eastern philosophy, died on Jan. 5 in Seoul, South Korea. He was 91. Gallery Hyundai, …

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Jellyfish Build Walls of Water to Swim Around the Ocean

Jellyfish Build Walls of Water to Swim Around the Ocean

Jellyfish Build Walls of Water to Swim Around the Ocean Jellyfish Build Walls of Water to Swim Around the Ocean Locomotion through the seas can be arduous. Water is more viscous than air, and so underwater creatures must overcome strong frictional resistance as they swim. To make things more difficult, liquid water provides nothing solid to push off against. But …

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Paring Back Your Beauty Routine? Try Water, With a Boost

Paring Back Your Beauty Routine? Try Water, With a Boost

Paring Back Your Beauty Routine? Try Water, With a Boost Paring Back Your Beauty Routine? Try Water, With a Boost Like many American wellness remedies, the drink is actually a repackaged ritual from another country — in this case, Italy. Known to some Italian natives as “canarino,” or canary, the drink is one of the country’s many “nonna’s remedies” that …

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Wall Street Eyes Billions in the Colorado’s Water

Wall Street Eyes Billions in the Colorado’s Water

Wall Street Eyes Billions in the Colorado’s Water Wall Street Eyes Billions in the Colorado’s Water He added, “The market would say water is far more valuable serving urban populations.” The interested players range from financial firms to university endowments to investor groups, including at least two in Colorado led by former governors. T. Boone Pickens, the Texas oilman who …

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Cold Water Swimming Benefits? My Body, Maybe. My Mind, Definitely.

Cold Water Swimming Benefits? My Body, Maybe. My Mind, Definitely.

Cold Water Swimming Benefits? My Body, Maybe. My Mind, Definitely. Cold Water Swimming Benefits? My Body, Maybe. My Mind, Definitely. I thought that I was never going to swim with my friends again, which was ridiculous, because of course climate change doesn’t happen all at once. The horrors would recede, regroup and advance again with new strength, and there was …

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Hawaii’s Fresh Water Leaks to the Ocean Through Underground Rivers

Hawaii’s Fresh Water Leaks to the Ocean Through Underground Rivers

Hawaii’s Fresh Water Leaks to the Ocean Through Underground Rivers Hawaii’s Fresh Water Leaks to the Ocean Through Underground Rivers There are few things on the island of Hawaii that are more valuable than fresh water. This is not because the island is dry. There is plenty of rain. The trouble is that there is tremendous demand for this water …

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Ta-Nehisi Coates talks America, race, and his new novel The Water Dancer

<p>In the aftermath of the election, Coates is in his quiet world, contemplating the myth of America</p>

Ta-Nehisi Coates talks America, race, and his new novel The Water Dancer Ta-Nehisi Coates talks America, race, and his new novel The Water Dancer T a-Nehisi Coates is on his way back from somewhere quiet, somewhere peaceful. A place that is decidedly not New York City, still hungover from president-elect Joe Biden’s win. Where Coates’s getaway is exactly, he doesn’t …

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These Shrimp Leave the Safety of Water and Walk on Land. But Why?

These Shrimp Leave the Safety of Water and Walk on Land. But Why?

These Shrimp Leave the Safety of Water and Walk on Land. But Why? These Shrimp Leave the Safety of Water and Walk on Land. But Why? The shrimp stop swimming at dusk and gather near the river’s edge. After sunset, they begin to climb out of the water. Then they march. All night long, the inch-long crustaceans parade along the …

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